Green Roofs

Why would you want a Green Roof you may ask?  Because of its’ many benefits owner and tenant may receive and give back to our environment and community including:

  • Enhances building’s overall appearance
  • Adds space for tenant use and recreation
  • Reintroduce preexisting ecological habitats
  • Increase the life of the roof membrane
  • Reduce exterior noise
  • Reduces air temperatures
  • Reduce carbon foot print
  • Help reduce the “Urban Heat Island” effect
  • Stormwater management –  most of our systems retain 50%-90% of a typical rain fall on the roof
  • Government credits and incentives
  • Earn LEED credits
  • Reduces solar heat gain improving building’s energy efficiency
  • Processes airborne toxins and re-oxygenates the air
  • Creates therapeutic and peaceful environment
  • Total one source assembly warranty, from the deck up

 

CUSTOMERS
  • Architects, Building owners, and managers
  • New construction & Existing structures
  • Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, Residential
  • Health Care, Schools, Park master plans, Energy efficient building

Garden Roof Installer – CT Certificate

Green Roof Installation and Maintenance

Proper installation of a Green Roof by a certified contractor is critical to its success, its warrants, and the life of the roof.  The heart of the system starts the application of a waterproofing membrane.  It is essential that this step is applied correctly and tested by a certified installer.  Steele Blades landscape professionals have extensive education and time on successfully completed vegetative roof projects.  By offering complimentary design consultation we can help our clients through all the steps from planning, design, construction, and maintaining thereby insuring each system is a success.

PLANNING & CONSULTATION

We work closely with the customer and designer to source materials, estimate costs and provide value-engineering services.  This ensures the highest quality project on budget and on time.

  • Complimentary consultation
  • Structural testing
  • Budgeting
DESIGN SERVICES
  • Complimentary design consultation
  • Landscape design
  • Water wise irrigation design
  • Lighting design
  • Hardscape design
  • Site furnishing design
SYSTEM CONSTRUCTION
  • Project management
  • Intensive, Semi-intensive, Extensive, Tray systems, and Sloped systems
  • Waterproofing
  • Flood testing and state of the art leak detection
  • Landscape installation
  • Irrigation installation
  • Landscape lighting
  • Hardscapes- Trellises, Arbors, Pavers, Curbing, Edging
  • Site furnishings – Benches, Tables, Planters, Trash receptacles
  • Water features
MAINTENANCE SERVICES
  • Complete maintenance documentation
  • Membrane inspections
  • Drain inspections
  • Complete drainage system inspection
  • Leak detection
  • Irrigation maintenance and service
  • Plant health inspection and amendments
  • Pest control
  • Mulching
  • Landscape lighting service